Journal Publications

  1. L. Qiu, S. Khurana, and S. Kumar, “When a Doctor Knows, It Shows: An Empirical Analysis of Doctors’ Responses in Q&A Forum of an Online Healthcare Portal,” Information Systems Research, Forthcoming.
  2. A. Kumar, A. Mehra, and S. Kumar, “How do Stores Drive Online Sales? The Less Obvious Effects of Stores on Revenues of a Multi-Channel Retailer,” Information Systems Research, Forthcoming.
  3. N. Kumar, L. Qiu, and S. Kumar, “Exit, Voice, and Response in Digital Platforms: An Empirical Investigation of Online Management Response Strategies,” Information Systems Research, Forthcoming.
  4. A. Ghoshal, S. Kumar, and V.S. Mookerjee “When Competitors Share Data: An Analysis for Personalizing and Non-Personalizing Firms,” Production and Operations Management, Forthcoming.
    • S. Kumar, “How can Competitors Share Data Opportunistically?,” ISB Insight, 2015.
  5. H. Sun and S. Kumar, “A Manufacturer’s New Product Preannouncement Decision and the Supplier’s Response,” Production and Operations Management, Forthcoming.
  6. E.M. Demirezen, S. Kumar, and B. Shetty, “Two Is Better Than One: A Dynamic Analysis of Value Co-Creation,” Production and Operations Management, Forthcoming.
  7. K. Singhal, J. Singhal, and S. Kumar, “The Value of the Customer’s Waiting Time for General Queues,” Decision Sciences, Forthcoming.
  8. S. Kumar, V. Mookerjee, and A. Shubham, “Research in Operations Management and Information Systems Interface,” Production and Operations Management, Vol. 27, No. 11, November 2018, pp. 1893-1905
  9. S. Guha and S. Kumar, “Emergence of Big Data Research in Operations Management, Information Systems, and Healthcare: Past Contributions and Future Roadmap,” Production and Operations Management, Vol. 27, No. 9, September 2018, pp. 1724-1735.
  10. A. Mehra, S. Kumar, and J.S. Raju, “Competitive Strategies for Brick-and-Mortar Stores to Counter “Showrooming”,” Management Science, Vol. 64, Issue 7, July 2018, pp. 3076-3090.
  11. B. Li and S. Kumar, “Should You Kill or Embrace Your Competitor: Cloud Service and Competition Strategy,” Production and Operations Management, Vol. 27, No. 5, May 2018, pp. 822–838.
  12. N. Kumar, D. Venugopal, L. Qiu, and S. Kumar, “Detecting Review Manipulation on Online Platforms with Hierarchical Supervised Learning,” Journal of Management Information Systems, Vol. 35, No. 1, 2018, pp. 350-380.
  13. L. Qiu and S. Kumar, “Understanding Voluntary Knowledge Provision and Content Contribution through a Social Media-Based Prediction Market: A Field Experiment,” Information Systems Research, Vol. 28, No. 3, September 2017, pp. 529-546.
  14. O. Perdikaki, S. Kumar, and C. Sriskandarajah, “Managing Retail Budget Allocation between Store Labor and Marketing Activities,” Production and Operations Management, Vol. 26, No. 9, 2017, pp. 1615-1631.
    • Selected as the Lead Article.
  15. Y. Ji, S. Kumar, and S.P. Sethi, “Needle Exchange for Controlling HIV Spread Under Endogenous Infectivity,” INFOR: Information Systems and Operational Research, Vol. 55, No. 2, 2017, pp. 93-117.
  16. R. Mookerjee, S. Kumar, and V.S. Mookerjee, “Optimizing Performance Based Internet Advertisement Campaigns,” Operations Research, Vol. 65, No. 1, January-February 2017, pp. 38-54.
  17. Y. Ji, S. Kumar, and V. Mookerjee, “When Being Hot Is Not Cool: Monitoring Hot Lists for Information Security,” Information Systems Research, Vol. 27, No. 4, December 2016, pp. 897-918.
  18. E.M. Demirezen, S. Kumar, and B. Shetty, “Managing Co-Creation in Information Technology Projects: A Differential Games Approach,” Information Systems Research, Vol. 27, No. 3, September 2016, pp. 517-537.
  19. E.M. Demirezen, S. Kumar, and A. Sen, “Sustainability of Healthcare Information Exchanges: A Game-Theoretic Approach,” Information Systems Research, Vol. 27, No. 2, June 2016, pp. 240-258.
    • Finalist, Best Paper Competition, “Double Sided Network Externalities in Healthcare Information Exchanges,” College of Healthcare Operations Management, Production and Operations Management Society Conference, Orlando, Florida, May 6-9, 2016.
    • Featured in the Binghamton University Magazine, Fall 2016, pp. 6-9.
  20. M. Vanajakumari, S. Kumar, and S. Gupta, “An Integrated Logistic Model for Predictable Disasters,” Production and Operations Management, Vol. 25, No. 5, May 2016, pp. 791-811.
  21. E.M. Demirezen and S. Kumar, “Optimization of Recommender Systems Based on Inventory,” Production and Operations Management, Vol. 25, No. 4, April 2016, pp. 593-608.
    • Selected as the Lead Article.
  22. Y. Zhu, S. Kumar, S. Rodriguez-Sanchez, and C. Sriskandarajah, “Managing Logistics in Regional Banknote Supply Chain under Security Concerns,” Production and Operations Management, Vol. 24, No. 12, December 2015, pp. 1966-1983.
  23. A. Ghoshal, S. Kumar, and V.S. Mookerjee, “Impact of Recommender Systems on Competition between Personalizing and Non-Personalizing Firms,” Journal of Management Information Systems, Vol. 31, No. 4, Spring 2015, pp. 243-277.
  24. D. Dey and S. Kumar, “Data Quality of Query Results with Generalized Selection Conditions,” Operations Research, Vol. 61, No. 1, Jan – Feb 2013, pp. 17-31.
  25. D. Liu, S. Kumar, and V.S. Mookerjee, “Advertising Strategies in Electronic Retailing: A Differential Games Approach,” Information Systems Research, Vol. 23, Issue 3 (Part – 2), Sep 2012, pp. 903–917.
    • “Shrinking the Invisible Lines in Online Retailing,” Business Research in Action, Mays Business School, Texas A&M University, Spring 2013.
    • Kumar, “Electronic Retailing: Increasing IT Capacity May Alienate Customers,” ISB Insight, Vol. 9, Issue 3, 2012, pp. 26-28.
    • “Researchers from Texas A&M University Report on Findings in Management Science,” VerticalNews, December 8, 2012.
  26. R. Mookerjee, S. Kumar, and V.S. Mookerjee, “To Show or Not Show: Using User Profiling to Manage Internet Advertisement Campaigns,” Interfaces, Vol. 42, No. 5, Sep – Oct 2012, pp. 449–464.
    • Finalist in The Daniel H. Wagner Prize for Excellence in Operations Research Practice sponsored by the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), 2011.
    • Kumar, “To Show or Not To Show: How to Manage Internet Advertisement Campaigns,” ISB Insight, Cover Story, Vol. 10, Issue 2, 2013, pp. 12-14.
    • “Texas A&M University, College Station: To Show or Not Show: Using User Profiling to Manage Internet Advertisement Campaigns at Chitika,” Issues in Industrial Relations and Management: 2013 Edition, May 1, 2013, p. 431.
  27. N. Shah, S. Kumar, F. Bastani, and I. Yen, “Optimization Models for Assessing the Peak Capacity Utilization of Intelligent Transportation Systems,” European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 216, Issue 1, Jan 2012, pp. 239–251.
  28. Y. Ji, S. Kumar, V.S. Mookerjee, S.P. Sethi, and D. Yeh, “Optimal Enhancement and Lifetime of Software Systems: A Control Theoretic Analysis,” Production and Operations Management, Vol. 20, Number 6, Nov – Dec 2011, pp. 889–904.
  29. P. V. Balakrishnan, S. Kumar, and P. Han, “Dual Objective Segmentation to Improve Targetability: An Evolutionary Algorithm Approach,” Decision Sciences, Vol. 42, Issue 4, Nov 2011, pp. 831–857.
  30. D. Dey and S. Kumar, “Reassessing Data Quality for Information Products,” Management Science, Vol. 56, No. 12, Dec 2010, pp. 2316-2322.
  31. V.G. Kulkarni, S. Kumar, V.S. Mookerjee, and S.P. Sethi, “Optimal Allocation of Effort to Software Maintenance: A Queuing Theory Approach,” Production and Operations Management, Vol. 18, No. 5, Sep 2009, pp. 506-515.
  32. S. Kumar and S.P. Sethi, “Dynamic Pricing and Advertising for Web Content Providers,” European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 197, Issue 3, Sep 2009, pp. 924-944.
  33. M. Fan, S. Kumar, and A.B. Whinston, “Short-Term and Long-Term Competition between Providers of Shrink-Wrap Software and Software as a Service,” European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 196, Issue 2, July 2009, pp. 661-671.
  34. S. Kumar, K. Dutta, and V.S. Mookerjee, “Maximizing Business Value by Optimal Assignment of Jobs to Resources in Grid Computing,” European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 194, Issue 3, May 2009, pp. 856-872.
  35. M. Dawande, M. Johar, S. Kumar, and V.S. Mookerjee, “A Comparison of Pair versus Solo Programming under Different Objectives: An Analytical Approach,” Information Systems Research, Vol. 19, No. 1, Mar 2008, pp. 71-92.
  36. M. Dawande, S. Kumar, V.S. Mookerjee, and C. Sriskandarajah, “Maximum Commonality Problems: Applications and Analysis,” Management Science, Vol. 54, No. 1, Jan 2008, pp. 194-207.
  37. M. Fan, S. Kumar, and A.B. Whinston, “Selling or Advertising: Strategies of Providing Digital Media Online,” Journal of Management Information Systems, Vol. 24, No. 3, Winter 2007-8, pp. 143-166.
  38. S. Kumar, M. Dawande, and V.S. Mookerjee, “Optimal Scheduling and Placement of Internet Banner Advertisements,” IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (Featured Article), Vol. 19, No. 11, Nov 2007, pp. 1571-1584.
  39. S. Kumar, V.S. Jacob, and C. Sriskandarajah, “Scheduling Advertisements on a Web Page to Maximize Revenue,” European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 173, Issue 3, Sep 2006, pp. 1067-1089.
  40. S. Kumar, N. Ramanan, and C. Sriskandarajah, “Minimizing Cycle Time in Large Robotic Cells,” IIE Transactions, Vol. 37, No. 2, Feb 2005, pp. 123-136.
    • Appeared as refereed abstract in Interfaces, Vol. 32, No. 5, Sep-Oct 2002, pp. 83-84.
    • Featured in the Industrial Engineer Magazine, February 2005, p. 48.
  41. M. Dawande, S. Kumar, and C. Sriskandarajah, “Scheduling Web Advertisements: A Note on the MINSPACE Problem,” Journal of Scheduling, Vol. 8, Issue 1, 2005, pp. 97-106.
  42. M. Dawande, S. Kumar, and C. Sriskandarajah, “Performance Bounds of Algorithms for Scheduling Advertisements on a Web Page,” Journal of Scheduling, Vol. 6, Issue 4, July-Aug 2003, pp. 373-394.
  43. S. Kumar, T.P. Bagchi, and C. Sriskandarajah, “Lot Streaming and Scheduling Heuristics for m-machine No-wait Flowshops,” Computers and Industrial Engineering, Vol. 38, Issue 1, 2000, pp. 149-172.
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